Spice Trade — basil

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Recipe: Homemade Ketchup

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This is a recipe for homemade ketchup using fully ripened tomatoes. I hope you will like them Tips: (1) Please have your sterilized clean glass jar ready before making this. (2) If you don’t mind bumpy texture, you can omit the use of blender. (3) Each tomato differs in its acidity and sweetness. Please adjust the amount of vinegar and sugar to your taste. (4) You can also add chopped carrots or celery into the tomato mixture.                             Recipe: Homemade Ketchup Yield: About 1 cup Ingredients 1kg fully ripened tomatoes...

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Recipe: Herb Korokke

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Recipe: Herb Korokke

When my mother was still a student attending junior high school, she used to stop by at a local korokke shop on her way home. She said they were so cheap and served as a good snack for teenagers. Korokke is a deep fried dish usually filled with minced meat and potato. When western dish of croquette was introduced to Japan, the name got twisted and became known as korokke, or so I heard. Korokke is commonly served at a family dinner table. There are many variations of korokke and creamy corn korokke is my favorite. Today, I present you a vegetarian version...

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Nutrition and buying tips: Basil

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All values below are per 1 tsp (0.7g) of Basil Flakes. ProximatesWater 0.7gEnergy 2kcalProtein 0.16gTotal lipid (fat) 0.03gCarbohydrate, by difference 0.33gFiber, total dietary 0.3gSugars, total 0.01g MineralsCalcium, Ca 16mgIron, Fe 0.63mgMagnesium, Mg 5mgPhosphorus, P 2mgPotassium, K 18mgSodium, Na 1mgZinc, Zn 0.05mg VitaminsVitamin C, total ascorbic acid 0.0mgThiamin 0.001mgRiboflavin 0.008mgNiacin 0.034mgVitamin B-6 0.009mgFolate, DFE 7µgVitamin B-12 0.00µgVitamin A, IU 16IUVitamin E, 0.22mgVitamin D (D2 + D3) 0.0µgVitamin D 0IUVitamin K 36µg LipidsFatty acids, total saturated 0.045gFatty acids, total monounsaturated 0.026gFatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.010gFatt acids, total trans 0gCholesterol 0mg Tips on buying quality Basil Herbs are one of the toughest food products...

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